Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Surprise – Or Why It Makes Sense To Marry A Man With All Kinds Of Skills

My husband indulges my love for all things orange (i.e. Hermès), but not only as one would expect. Remember this? Now he has been at it again. So we have that box… Let’s open it! See that elegant tissue paper? … Continue reading

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Christmas Surprise – A Sneak Peek

I found a surprise by The Husband under the tree… What’s inside that box? Apparently he was busy counterfeiting. More to follow soon… 😉

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Merry Christmas!

Thank you for sticking with me and my contributing friends here on OT over the past year. I appreciate you all so much more than you could ever know. Have a wonderful time with friends and family! See you soon! … Continue reading

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Updates, Christmas-y And Otherwise

I’m sitting in a hospital bed right now, typing this on my phone. My older son had his tonsils removed today and thankfully by now we are both okay and smiling again. We are stuck here for another couple of … Continue reading

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The 7 Virtues by Barb Stegemann

Hello Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse with you as we rush headlong into holiday/gift giving season. Even if you are not religious December in the western world, and increasingly in the eastern world too is … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas! – Impressions Of Vienna In Winter

Have a wonderful time, all my dear readers and friends! I hope you all get the chance to spend time with the people you love, eat plenty of good food and find peace and rest and relaxation in the coming … Continue reading

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The Scent Of Music – In The Bleak Midwinter

By Tara Our joint blogging event this Christmas has the theme of matching perfumes to festive songs. It didn’t take me long to decide to write about my favourite carol, In The Bleak Midwinter. I grant you, it’s not the most … Continue reading

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Myrrhe To Warm My Soul – Review: Serge Lutens La Myrrhe

By Sandra I am certainly not made for winter and I should not even complain. The weather is cold, yes, but not frigid like last year. I just do not like it. I find the grey skies and the cold … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!

I want to wish all my readers, commenters and friends a wonderful, peaceful and happy Christmas! I hope you get the chance to be with the people you love, eat good food, laugh, sing, dance and of course, smell ravishing all the … Continue reading

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A Perfumed Christmas Carol – The Ghosts Of Christmas Past, Christmas Present And Christmas Yet To Come

I just watched Charles Dicken’s classic tale of transformation in the form my children prefer it – A Muppet’s Christmas Carol. And while Miss Piggy and Co. are doubtlessly entertaining, I still prefer the original text with its acerbic wit … Continue reading

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